Read the full article for more link resources and remembrances of this largest of beings on the San Diego Jazz Music scene and your chance to leave your own comment at the bottom...but first, here's Daniel, with Marshall Hawkins and Mike Wofford from the 2013 San Diego Music Awards where he received a Lifetime Achievement Award,It is with a heavy heart that Jazz 88.3 has learned of Daniel Jackson's passing this morning. He was a first rate composer, saxophonist, pianist, educator and mentor. Daniel's passion for the music and the energy it creates was unmatched. Born in La Jolla and graduated from San Diego High School, he was the epitome of San Diego Jazz. A staple. His collaborations and relationships with legends like Lenny McBrowne, Art Farmer, The Adderley brothers, Jimmy Smith, to San Diego's own- Marshall Hawkins, Charles McPherson and Gilbert Castellanos is a testament to his gift of expression. He will be cherished always.
Links and Resources:
- Biography at his honoring > San Diego Music Awards - 2013 Lifetime Honoree
- Review of 2012 show at 98 bottles> Daniel Jackson: the touch of a master | San Diego Reader
- A walk through San Diego jazz history with tenor saxophone legend Daniel Jackson - San Diego City Beat , Nov. 2007
- San Diego Roots Led to DANIEL JACKSON’s Journey into Jazz | San Diego Troubadour
- Nice bio of the legend. RIP Daniel> Daniel Jackson | San Diego Reader
- San Diego Saxophonist Daniel Jackson's Lifelong Quest - KPBS YouTube